Photography and Image

Documentary Film Studies, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 13021/2015

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL + 3,0 OT


Not applicable.

The students should acquire critical, technical and artistic skills, understand the photographic picture, in all its dimensions and develop their own creative visual discourse.

The early days of photography;light and image properties; Image capture and perception; the stenopeic picture; photosensible surface; latent image; the law of reciprocity; the photometer; introduction to laboratory practice; photometry and sensitometry; camera and shutter; lenses and diafragm; filters and colour temperature; the 3 lights model.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment:
1. Diagnostic tests per class T(25%)
2. Ex 1(10%)
3. Ex 2(15%)
4. Ex 3(30%)
5. Attendance, punctuality and participation (10%)
First attempt, Re-sit and Supplementary assessment period: Ex1(10%); Ex2(10%); Ex3(20%);Exam (60%)


Method of interaction
a. Traditional face-to-face lectures.
b. Face-to-face practical classes.
c. Practical field classes

Software used in class
Adobe Photoshop